Discover the letters of Tuvye Kretzmar

These Yiddish and Hebrew letters written by Tuvye Kretzmar to his wife and family between October, 1899 and October, 1903, provide us with a unique window into the feelings and experiences of eastern European Jewish immigrants in South Africa in their first years. 

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Introduction by Gwynne Schrire

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Letters courtesy of Phil Kretzmar